When the individuals that claim to provide comfort and support resort to exploitation and abuse, where do those searching for refuge go? Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) cite, established in December 2013 in South Sudan, is home to approximately 37,000 people seeking help from the dangerous political atmosphere surrounding them; however, the reality of certain Read More…
Tag: Human rights Abuses
The Invisible Struggle of Female Migrant Domestic Workers
The recent confession of a Cyprian army officer murdering five migrant women and two children reopened the dialogue of migrant domestic workers’ (MDW) invisible fight against exploitation and human rights violations. Many juxtapose the MDW industry to modern day slavery. Common mistreatment MDW face include: inadequate or withheld wages, unregulated work hours, confiscation of personal identification, forced labour, physical/verbal abuse, and sexual harassment.
Why is Venezuela in Crisis?
As protests continue and death tolls climb in Venezuela, Farah Bogani outlines what you need to know about the crisis.
A Culture of Shame: Exploring LGBT Abuses in Chechnya
Farah Bogani explores the severity of LGBT abuses in Chechnya and whether Russia will launch an effective investigation.
Exploring Chechnya’s Human Rights Abuses
Mitchell Haid explores the severity of Chechnya’s human rights abuses and how its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, governs through fear and harsh tactics.
Is the EU Trying to Make Migration a Libya Problem?
EU members met with Libya to discuss plans to stem the flow of migration from Africa to Europe. Farah Bogani explores the potential impacts of the new migration policy and whether it risks increasing instability in Libya.
The Long Road to Europe: Refugees Face Arbitrary Detention, Human Rights Abuses
Hundreds of thousands of refugees are waiting to cross the borders into the EU. Sonia Liang looks at the human rights issues surrounding their treatment.
The Surreal Reality of the “Russian-Occupied” Crimea
The persecution of Tatars in the Russian-occupied Crimea reflects the cold truth that history has repeated itself in Crimea today.
The Hidden Costs of the Bisha Mine: Human Rights Abuses in Eritrea
Kevin Hempstead discusses the the implications of Canadian mining companies working in Eritrea were human rights abuses are well documented.